NONCO MEMORIAL FRENCH MASS

Nonco Memorial French Mass

​Nonco Memorial French Mass 2018  ~ Please invite your family and friends to attend.

ATTENTION EVERYONE!!!

Father Travis Abadie , Pastor, of Saint John Francis Regis Catholic Church, Arnaudville, has confirmed that His Excellency The Most Reverend Douglas Deshotel, Bishop of the Diocese of Lafayette, will celebrate the Nonco Memorial French Mass on June 10, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. Mass at St. John Francis Regis Catholic Church, Arnaudville, Louisiana. The Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is actually on June 8th in 2018.

The Nonco Foundation was formed in 2012 to work on the Beatification and Canonization of Nonco. Each year in honor of the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, the Anniversary of Nonco Death, which was on the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, and the date of the forming of the non-profit foundation, a French Mass is celebrated at St. John Francis Regis Church.

Mark your calendars now and please join us for this special celebration! June 10, 2018, 10:30 a.m. Mass, St. John Francis Regis Catholic Church, Arnaudville.

In 2017, on June 25th, the Nonco Foundation was honored to have His Excellency, The Most Reverend Douglas Deshotel, Bishop of the Diocese of Lafayette celebrate the Nonco Memorial French Mass.  Reverend Father Keenan Brown, then Pastor of St. John Francis Regis Church in Arnaudville concelebrated the French Mass as this was Nonco's native language and the first language of many of the Arnaudville residents. A reception followed in the Little Flower Auditorium were Nonco's plays were held. The event was very well attended.  Prayer cards were distributed.  Thank you to all who attended.


​Nonco Memorial French Mass 2017

"'THANK YOU!"

Everyone who has been attending the Nonco Memorial French Masses since 2013 agree that 2017 was the best! First, His Excellency Douglas Deshotel, Bishop of the Diocese of Lafayette celebrated a beautiful French Mass.  We are grateful.

A special thank you to the Jules B. Jeanmard Assembly Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus for serving as Honor Guards.

Thank you to the Lectors who did a beautiful job reading in French:  First Reading:  Julée Pelafigue;
Responsorial Psalm: Mary Agnes Hardy Belleau; and, Second Reading:  Dr. Florent Hardy, Jr.

Thank you to the Gift Bearers:  Clare Pelafigue Patel, Connie Pelafigue and Nell Pelafigue.

Thank you to the musicians and vocalists:  Leo "Pope" Huval, Kathleen Tauzin and  Leonard Oliver on guitar.

And, last but not least, Willie Wyble for his help in many, many ways.

​Album from the 2017 Nonco Memorial French Mass

​Album from the 2016 Nonco Memorial French Mass

​Album from the 2015 Nonco Memorial French Mass Reception
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